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Celebration galore as Igbinedion presents Tiger to Oba of Benin

Billionaire businessman and The Esama of Benin Kingdom, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, caused a huge stir in the ancient city of Benin when on Friday, March 24th 2017 he presented a seven-month-old Tiger to the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare N’ogidigan II. Igbinedion said he presented the tiger as a mark of respect to the monarch. Oba Ewuare received the gift ... Read More »

Cobhams Asuquo kicks off “For You” concert with other stars in Lagos

To get his first concert tour off to a great start, Cobhams Asuquo is holding the ‘For You’ Kick-Off Concert on Sunday, March 26th at the Pistis Conference Centre, between 4th and 5th Roundabout, Lekki Expressway, Lagos.   The concert comes few days after the success of his album launch concert which held on March 12 at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, ... Read More »

Dino Melaye graduated from ABU, but…Dean, Student Affairs

It is now confirmed tbat Senator Dino Melaye actually graduated from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria but he had some issues with the school. This is the facts according to the Dean, Student Affairs. “Dino is a graduate of ABU Zaria. I do not like him but the campaign of calumny and falsehood against him must stop. I recalled ... Read More »

No one should contest against Ambode in 2019-Oba Akiolu

Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu on Thursday said those nursing the ambition to contest the 2019 governorship election to govern Lagos should kill the idea as there is no vacancy and alternative to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. Akiolu, who spoke at the 21st Convocation ceremony of the Lagos State University, LASU held at the university’s auditorium complex, Ojo, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria ... Read More »

Benue Crisis: Gov Ortom replies Wike

Benue State  Governor, Samuel Ortom yesterday replied his Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike, following the latter’s call for a state of emergency in his state over recent killings in Zaki Biam. On Wednesday, Wike alleged that Ortom was among those who politicised insecurity in the country, which he said has now degenerated to consume Benue state. Wike said Ortom has “lost control ... Read More »

El Rufai preparing for 2019-PDP Reps

House of Representatives members elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the House of Representatives, yesterday, said Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State, could be preparing the ground for a sinister agenda that goes beyond President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 election. El-Rufai: The conflicts according to the Agwai Committee arise from the semi-settled Fulani The ... Read More »

Senate rejects 82 year old as non career Ambassador

The senate has rejected 82 year-old  Sylvanus Adiewere Nsofor as a non career ambassadorial nominees for being too old. Nsofor from Imo State as well as Jacob Igbekele Daodu from Ondo State were denied. Explaining the rationale behind Nsofor’s disqualification, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Monsurat Sunmonu, said the Imo nominee was too old to hold public office. ... Read More »

PDP crisis: Markafi, Sheriff sign peace pact

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff and the Chairman of National Caretaker Committee, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi have signed an undertaking to work for genuine reconciliation in the party. This is according to a communiqué issued after a meeting of the two rival leaders of the party with the National Reconciliation Committee led by Gov Seriake ... Read More »